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Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:00 am
We’ve all heard it on the political campaign trail: small businesses are the backbone of the economy. Springfield is no exception. We have a strong core of small, locally-owned businesses that r
Cap City
Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:00 am
Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation this week put their collective weight into moving Springfield’s 10th Street rail consolidation forward. They sent a letter to U.S. transportat
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Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:00 am
The Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association is bringing back a lost form of community revelry: the block party. Their neighborhood block party, called Rock the Block in Enos Park, is a celebrat
Cap City
Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:00 am
The crash of the U.S. housing market was no fun for anyone. Foreclosures put millions of people out of their homes and the resulting economic crash was felt around the world. But the bright spot is th
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Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:00 am
School’s out for summer, and that means kids from low-income households across the city may not get enough to eat. But thanks to federal aid, public schools around the nation can offer summer fo
Cap City
Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:00 am
Go ahead and complain about having nothing to do while you’re in Springfield, Chicagoans. We’ll just smile and nod as we think of you sitting in traffic for an hour. That’s because w
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:00 am
Springfield’s Lanphier High School is one of many schools suffering from cuts to its art program. Lanphier’s Art Department has been cut for the upcoming school year. With a supplies budge
Cap City
Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am
Having successfully pushed for a ban on tanning for teens under age 18 within Springfield, Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman continued his push into the Illinois Statehouse. On Monday, the Illinois Senate v
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am
What do you do with that old computer that can’t handle the newest games or that old scanner you’ve used a total of four times in the past decade? In past years, most people probably would
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am
Danny Dapron Sr. hopes his son’s needless death can yield some positive results with the posting of a road sign memorial in his son’s honor. On the night of Aug. 8, 2010, Danny Wayne Dapro

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